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M 5.66 in Mexico on 13 May 2018 00:48 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.66 M
  • Depth: 1.27 km (very shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 23 km (MMI VI)
  • Source: CALTECH ci38171808
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 33.0369987, -115.9161682
  • Time (UTC): 13 May 2018 00:48:06
  • Time (ECT): 13 May 2018 02:48:06
  • INFORM Coping capacity: 4.4 (MEX)

Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1210323 33.037000/-115.916170 5.66 1.27 7.35 13 May 2018 00:48 13 May 2018 01:04 00:16 (new episode)
2 0.01 1210323 33.037000/-115.916170 3.3 1.27 4.19 13 May 2018 00:48 13 May 2018 01:16 00:28 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1210323 33.037000/-115.916830 3.34 1.24 4.19 13 May 2018 00:48 13 May 2018 01:37 00:49 (upd of #2)
4 0.01 1210323 33.037000/-115.916830 3.34 1.24 4.19 13 May 2018 00:48 13 May 2018 02:57 02:09 (upd of #3)
5 0.01 1210323 33.043000/-115.919330 3.41 2.16 4.05 13 May 2018 00:48 14 May 2018 17:17 1d 16:29 (upd of #4)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in United States ,of California (population 30,971,320) .

The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Population

Population in major intensity
Intensity Population

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
California United States <1000 people

Affected Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ocotillo Wells California United States Village5 - 22 km

Critical infrastructure

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